Berkshire Hathaway Added To Its Stake In Amazon During The Second Quarter – ValueWalk Premium
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Berkshire Hathaway Added To Its Stake In Amazon During The Second Quarter

In an SEC 13F filing released after the market closed today, Berkshire Hathaway revealed an 11% increase ($100 million) in its stake in Amazon during the second quarter of 2019.  This stake is now valued at about $1 billion.  (Todd Combs or Ted Weschler)

Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc

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No other major changes were made to Berkshire’s portfolio during the second quarter.  Other changes included a 3% increase in its Bank of America holding (Warren Buffett) , as well as a 2% increase in its stake in U.S. Bancorp (Warren Buffett).  It also reduced its stake in Charter Communications by 5% (Todd Combs or Ted Weschler).

The total value of Berkshire’s portfolio equaled $208 billion as of June 30, as compared to $199 billion on March 31.  Its portfolio consisted of 47 stocks.  The top 5 holdings by market value on June 30 were:

(1) Apple — $49.4 billion (Primarily Warren Buffett)

(2) Bank of America — $26.9 billion  (Warren Buffett)

(3) Coca Cola — $20.4 billion (Warren Buffett)

(4) Wells Fargo — $19.4 billion (Warren Buffett)

(5) American Express — $18.7 billion (Warren Buffett)

Article by Dr. David Kass


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